Thinking (as usual) and what we’re afraid of.

Why, then, ’tis none to you, for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. from Hamlet, W. Shakespeare

Five Recollections:

  • I am of the nature to grow old; there is no way to escape growing old.
  • I am of the nature to have ill health; there is no way to escape having ill health.
  • I am of the nature to die; there is no way to escape death.
  • All that is dear to me and everyone I love are of the nature to change. There is no way to escape being separated from them.
  • My deeds are my closest companions. I am the beneficiary of my deeds. My deeds are the ground on which I stand.

And finally, this amazing article on facing fear and suffering:

Outside_ Angela Madsen

 

 

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